This bridge washed out Sept. 11, stranding a hunting group and their off-road equipment.

Terrace Search and Rescue help stranded hunters in Copper River area

Flooding of Kitimat River was cause of this call to searchers

Terrace Search and Rescue members had their hands full not only helping people stranded by the flooding in Kitimat Sept. 11 but also helping local people too.

A second rescue call on that same Monday was the result of the same rain which raised river waters in Kitimat.

This time the Terrace Swiftwater Rescue Team was tasked to Copper River to assist stranded hunters.

The hunting group and their off-road equipment became stranded when a bridge washed out in the area.

 

Hunters and their equipment were stranded in the area of Copper River due to the Kitimat River flooding Sept. 11.

Terrace Search and Rescue lift an off-road vehicle out of the area near Copper River Sept. 11.

Terrace Search and Rescue lift an off-road vehicle out of the area near Copper River Sept. 11.